2017 Beach Citizen of the Year nominations open

Do you know the next Beach Citizen of the Year? The annual award honours someone who has shown a long-standing commitment to improving our little corner of the city. The first award was handed out in 2001. The award was founded by Community Centre 55, the Beaches Lions Club and Beach Metro News. Judges include […]

Time to lace up those walking shoes

Community Centre 55’s senior walking club is underway, with walks every Tuesday from now until June 13. The meetup time for all walks is 9 a.m. May 23, the walkers head to the Toronto Zoo (meet at Main Station). May 30, meet at Danforth and Main GO station for a trip to Rouge Valley. June […]

Pegasus Project founder Perrotta hands over the reins

After 21 years guiding the growth of Pegasus, the East End program for adults with special needs, founder Marie Perrotta is handing over the reins. Last week was her first official week of retirement, and the first week in many years she didn’t work out of her office above the program’s thrift store on Kingston […]

Record runner roster at Tannenbaum 10 k

A record 984 runners and walkers raced the 10th annual Tannenbaum 10 k run on a relatively balmy Sunday, Dec. 6. Hosted by the Toronto Beaches Runners Club, all proceeds from the charity run support Community Centre 55’s Share-A-Christmas campaign. For a full list of results, visit the Tannenbaum 10 k website. [envira-gallery id=”18405″]  

Entertainment Beat

Scarborough Players present Parfumerie, by Miklos Laszlo, and adapted by E.P. Dowdall. Parfumerie tells the story of George Horvath and Amalia Balash, two employees at an upscale Budapest shop. While the two hardly get along in person, little do they know that they are, in fact, secret pen pals who share their frustrations, dreams, and […]